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out here. i want to show you video because the cal trans crews here have been busy. we watched them a short time ago move in and right near summit drive they had to block off a lane as the clears went in and cleared out a drain clogging and causing standing water that was a hazard for drivers there. it has definitely been a treacherous drive for folks coming over the pass here into the santa cruz area. a lot of people seem to be slowing down, but we did talk with one truck driver who says some drivers seem to be a bit too cautious. >> some are too paranoid and some are too aggressive. there is kind of both kinds. you got to watch out. >> meantime there are some power outages to report up here in the santa cruz mountains, the latest report we have from pg&e, the latest numbers we have, 1400 people up here in this area without power, ben loman, scotts valley. earlier this morning pg&e showed us one of this mobile command vehicles, these are units they have on stand by. they have four of them all ready to go to help coordinate the crews in the field working to repair those outages. we
. >>> the saturated ground gave way yesterday forcing cal trans to cover a five mile stretch. a detour is also in place on ford rally road because of flooding. now you caught some people driving through and others were turned around. >> i am not going to take a chance to ruin the car and you know it happens every year and everybody here is used to it. >> cal trans will be in effect until further notice. >>> downed trees were cut down around the area and in mill valley a fallen tree took down power lines. in san francisco's neighborhoods a tree came down and one homeowner said the tree came within a couple of feet from his head. >>> there is a series of weakened storms and plastic paper is hanging to avert water away. the damage to the paintings were averted this time and they are, woulding on ceiling off the rain from getting in by the end of the month. >>> let's go in for tara, how is traffic looking so far? >> up on the roadways, no major incidents to report. if you look we can show you the amounts we had yesterday, so you can see folks are a driving towards the westbound area as you make yo
yard score. chiefs 27-21. coming up, college basketball is in full swing. the cal men and women try to stay undefeated. the badgers and the bears next. >>> not a good day for the cal basketball teams. the women's team lost for the first time this season to duke. despite getting a career high 28 points from brittany boyd. cal men travel to wisconsin. hitting the big three. wisconsin jumps out to a 30-12 lead. this is the second road game for cal. crab puts it down hard. 25 points for crab. badgers puts this game away. wisconsin 81-56. stanford going to take two weeks off for finals but first they hosted denver today. most points game inside the paint. pioneers never challenged today. stanford 71-58. they are off till december 15. women 8-0 now with a victory today. tiger woods world challenge created to support his foundation. 18 man tournament. when the winner earn as million dollars this turns into a serious competition. tiger woods gets a good luck kiss from his mother. won this tournament 5 times but never made a charge this time. finishes one under 71 tied for 4 4th. rickie fowl
for the bridges. now we did have a chance to talk with cal tran. they just want to remind you to really take it easy. look from the management center in oakland shows you they do monitor the freeways in realtime. they do ask that you be very careful on the roadways and pay attention to the interchangeable message signs. we did talk to a chp officer earlier this morning. he stopped by but had to take off in a quick manner because he needed to respond to an accident and a spinout. that going on around the region this morning. the rain again has let up just a little bit. as steve mentioned it looks pretty good. we will continue to watch this as well as the flash flood watch for the north bay area. i was in talking with the chp officer he mentioned something kind of interesting. he said this wind can really, really wreak havoc on our morning drive. what it does do is help to blow some of that rain off of the roadways and helps to at least prevent a little bit of flooding and puddling along the roadways. so i thought that was really interesting. also you may already know this but the center lane
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this weekend's heavy rain. another storm is expected to pass through our area tonight and tomorrow and cal trans is supposed to get that work done before more rainy weather hits. and they are expected to open in february of next year. the opening date has been pushed back twice and initially it was to open about a year ago and now the new opening date is for early 2013. but this erosion abatement work is supposed to last throughout the afternoon out to the north portal bridge area at devils slide is expected to work until 3:00 this afternoon. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we will have more on what oakland police will tell us about the arrest made in the beating and rape of an autistic girl. the 16-year-old girl left the fred finch center and they followed her to the bart station but lost sight of her. she was found two days later on a muni bus in san francisco. family members say she was badly beaten and assaulted. >> if he is the one who did the crime i will make sure this man spends the rest of his life in prison. >> they will be holding a news conference about this case
. >> all right. mark joins us now with big news from cal today. we now know who the new head football coach will be. >> yeah. exciting times for the football program they hope even more in the near future as they decide to not go the household name route in picking the coach replaced jeff tedford and lead that football program on but the man who gets the call is pretty well known in college football circles. it's sunny dikes who guided louisiana teches bulldogs to a 9 and 3 record this past year. he knows how to build an offense it certainly seems as they led the nation in scoring 51.5 points per game. they also surrendered 38 points a game on defense. we'll shee how that shakes out. you're going to hear from him when cal makes the official announcement in the next couple of days. >>> until further noits in fact you don't have to ask anymore, colin capper nick is the 49ers starting quarterback which is not to say there's plenty of capper nitpicking to do after the rams game this past sunday. obviously the huge turnover with just about 3 minutes left. that allowed st. louis to tie the game b
to repair their fence. as soon as they are done, cal trans can get in and clean up the oil on the roadway and we'll have it open within the hour. >> reporter: how much is this diesel spill on the roadway? >> it's basically five gallons of oil from the engine black. it's not diesel. >> reporter: it's not a huge spill but it's just one step at a time. >> just with the water it all spreads. we have to make sure it's all cleaned up. >> reporter: we should mention driver is okay. >> absolutely. >> reporter: it looks like the beginning of a very long morning if drivers head out the door right now. >> slow down and take your time getting there. >> reporter: thank you very much. you're taking a look at where the diverting traffic at this hour. that is the 680 interchange if you're familiar with this area. they are just pushing all traffic over there. i can tell you it is slow going. it backs up for quite awhile as people approach this area. again the best estimate we are being given is maybe within the hour. possibly 5:45. that gets us well into the morning commute. certainly this will impact thi
first coaching job was at fremont's washington high. he advanced to the staffs of both cal and stanford before landing in the nfl in 1996 with al davis and the raiders. the expansion cincinnati bengals were next on the list where he served under the legendary paul brown and an old school football man who passed on walsh when it was time to name a successor, leaving the bengals for a year in san diego before getting his first chance as a head coach. >> and there were those in the league that did not think i was head coach material to let everybody know it, including paul brown, who i had worked for. so it was difficult all the way through. then my big break, of course, they came at stanford university. >> paul brown's loss was stanford's game. under walsh, they won successive bowl games. parallelling the 49ers team, declining to the league's depths. under the new owner, unpopular general manager, they went through three coaches in two years. >> they asked me when i first went to stanford if i would be the head coach of the 49ers. of course, i had nothing to do with it. but then they deci
with flat tires after hitting that pothole. cal tran sent a crew out to repair the road. >>> overnight news a man is behind bars after leading officers on a high speed chase from san jose to the streets of oakland. the chp says the driver got on to interstate 880 toward oakland after failing to stop for a traffic violation. the chase lasted for several hours before the driver got off the freeway and stopped by spike strips near mountain view cemetery in piedmont. >>> all lanes have reopened on highway 580 in richmond. that is following a fatal accident. the chp says the pedestrian was hit and killed around 8:30 last night on westbound 580. authorities still looking into why the person was walking on the freeway. the big rig driver is cooperating. >>> two hours from now, the supreme court may announce whether it will reveal proposition 8. california's ban on same sex marriages. they met behind closed doors on friday. but prop 8 was not on the list. the court is set to release a number of cases at 6:30 this morning. and if the justices decline to review prop 8 that will let stand an appeals c
san jose by 2018. >>> cal train hopes today's rain won't do any damage. yesterday crews shored up a portion of devils slide that was damaged by this past weekends storm. traffic along highway 1 was reduced to one lane for much of the day. in santa cruz county vine hill road could partially reopen. heavy rains washed away part of the roadway. county crews say the restoration is a top priority because vein hill road is a crucial connector. >>> 4:47 is the time right now. let's go back over to tara. what are you keeping an eye on? >> there is an accident that popped up in oakland. i would like to take a look at the maps. here we do. let's take look at the maps. there you see it. okay. this is on 580 westbound. we have two lanes blocked right here. doesn't seem it's causing much of a backup here. i don't see too many slow speeds. that is the good news. we do have a couple fender benders at the bridge. be aware of that if you need to take the bridge this morning. if we take a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza it is raining out there. i just got a text from michelle. she says it's
-- repair work is expected to get underway but cal tran says the stretch of highway -- the stretch of the highway will remain closed until it is repaired. >>> vine mill at 17 it -- vinehill at 17 is back ohm. homeowners are discuss -- is back open. homeowners are discussing bond measures to help keep roads better maintained. stay with us. you can get up-to-the-minute information by downloading the ktvu app or go to ktvu.com and look fogger stormwatch -- and look for the stormwatch tag. >>> hamid karzai, criticizing the united states during an interview with nbc news. president karzai blamed u.s. and nato forces for some of the insecurity in his country. he says he doesn't like the act that hundreds of prisoners are still being helled from the country and he signed that back in march with the president obama. he says he will not sign any more agreements with the u.s. until those prisoners are transferred. >>> well, the fiscal cliff is looming unless congress takes action to avoid it. coming up at 7:15, the number of california defense department jobs that could be lost if automatic
are just getting word now that the cal bears football team has a new head coach. according to espn, cal is hierg sunny dikes from louisiana tech. the louisiana tech bulldogs went 9 and 3 this season and led the nation in scoring. dikes is 43 years old and is the son of long-time coach spike dikes. he also worked as an offensive cord nay tore at the university of arizona. dikes replaces jeff ted ford who was let go at the end of the bears dismal season where they only won three games. >> the set up is underway for what's expected to be a packed town hall meeting here in oakland the topic tonight crime and violence. >>> back here in just a few minutes there are still a few sprinkles out there right now. we had some major rain this morning in parts of the bay area. i'll talk about that. and as we move forward our concerns for valley fog in the morning hour flt i'll have the de tails. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if
in these fires. vallejo police want you to report any information you have about these cases. >>> cal trans is wanting to be more public about overseeing projects. they are overseeing work on the eastern span of the new bridge. they have been publically defending the work and the secretive process used. complaints began after reports of irregularities about the foundation of the bridge which concerned experts. >>> there is a concern of performance enhancing drugs about viagra. reportedly they are taking the blue pill to help their athleticism. is it legal? the controversial is coming -- controversy is coming up at 5:15. >>> tara, what are you seeing? >>> construction is wrapping up on the dumbarton and a high wind advisory is in effect for the bay bridge and you can feel it so it is going a little slower than usual. and coming through bay point, those are coming towards bay point and in san rafael, you can see 101, no problems as you go through san francisco and at the san mateo bridge, we have traffic flowing nicely and in hayward on the left. here is steve. >>> thank you tara, in between
blown. >> cal transsent out a crew to re-- caltrans sent out a crew to repair the road. >>> we are live to see the damage the floodwaters left behind. >> healthyy, the mobile homes behind me are surrounded by the creek. and, when the water rises the residents are left with little else to do but wait. >>> i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street. you never know with water like this what it is going to do. >> these homes in a flood zone are a mile from sixx flags and off of i-80 neighbors were pumping water out of under their homes. they watched the water seep before it went in his unit. >> the way the skirting is built i did not get too much damage, just the cleanup. >> he showed us his photos. >> there were 3 feet of water coming down the street right here. i mean, i tried to walk across it to check on my neighbor. i almost had my feet knock out from under me. >> the park owner refused to speak to us. residents said just as fast as the water rose it went down. ktvu channel 2 news. >> there were concerns of flooding in redwood city. the police warn that the h
's heavy rain. another storm is expected to pass through our area and cal trans is supposed to get that work done before the storm hits. they are scheduled to open in february of next year and its opening has been delayed at least a few times. initially it was supposed to open a year ago and then they said it would open this month and now it is 2013 when it is supposed to be complete. it is supposed to be completed and hopefully they will get it done. these one way traffic controls all the way out to the northport tall bridge area, they will be in effect until 3:00 this afternoon. ktvu channel 2 morning news allie rasmus. >>> the rain led to this huge sinkhole in lafayette. the shine of generator lights filled the neighborhood as crews made temporary repairs to mountain drive. rushing creek water damaged the road and some utility lines and some people what live there are affected. >> this is very much expected and we are grateful the city is on it and things are happening. -- things are happening. >> now the road is not expected to be fixed until at least next spring. >> oakland po
, and cal trans closed a five mile stretch north of fort ross. and the highway one closure, that will be in effect until further notice. >>> crews are working to prepare the tower, rain leaked into the san francisco landmark from all of those weekend storms. plastic sheeting hangs down on to the ceiling, various wall leaks are trying 2:00 to divert them -- trying to divert them away from historic murals. the 1930s paintings were averted and they are trying to seal the rain off by the end of the month. >>> 6:21, the saddening to the -- sad ending to the search for a sacramento couple missing in the sierra. >>> and inside they found a dead body, we will tell you why they think this fire may be suspicious. >>> there is a look at the san mateo, we do have some accidents to report in the livermore area, that is coming up. . >>> we have low clouds and i think this fog will be chewed up. watch out for pockets of fog in the morning and highs in the 60s. >> hello, steve, welcome back, here is a look at some of the top stories, a violent crash happened right there just hours ago. po
just lost to west carolina in soccer semi finals 1-0. they are now 3-1 over north carolina. the cal women's basketball team beat old dominion. that's how we see it for this friday night. >> no doubt, stanford had a great season this year. san jose state, that is impressive. >> it really is. and they've beaten big time teams. they beat fresno state for the first time in 20 years. they are going to a legitimate bowl on december 27th. >> that's fantastic. all right, thanks fred. >> thank you for trusting ktv you can channel two -- ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you the next time news breaks. >> we're always here for you on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.
's public universities. senator leland yee's bill would apply to leaders at cal state university and the university of california during lean budget years or when student fees increase. yee passed a similar bill in 2009 but it was vetoed by then governor schwarzenegger. governor jerry brown voted against paying uc berkeley's new chancellor $50,000 more than his predecessor. >>> the national memorial for united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania, has been open for a year. it still needs had millions in donations to be finished. operators of the park say they're $5 million short of what they need to complete the site and build an education center there. 46 people flying on september 11th from newark, newark, to san francisco were killed when flight 93 crashed in that field. the families say they're hoping for a boost from private donors including fortune 500 companies. >> i feel nothing but peace when i'm at the site, when i'm stand oughted sacred ground. >> 450,000 people have already visited the memorial. >>> has our obsession with cell phones risen to the level of an addic
discussed the in this cal cliff and how congress can prevent it. if congress does nothing every family will see their taxes go up at its beginning of next year. a typical middle class family of cow will see them rise by $2,200. >> he urged congress to pass a law to stop the tax hike. . >> i'm willing to move forward in good faith. our framework still stands. instead of raising tax rates we can produce similar amount of revenue, reforming the tax code to close loopholes and lower tax rates. >> house speaker again saying that the talks are going nowhere and saying more needs to happen. the speaker said they are at a stalemate and hundreds of billions of dollars in tax increases and spends cuts would take effect. >> oakland mayor has appointed swanson to be her deputy mayor. he will start on monday. he was co chair of her mayoral campaign. >> oakland parolee has plead no contest to connection could a deadly assault. prosecutors say ace be medicare dan ankles mcdanieel beat a maneuver was shot to death. the oakland mayor said the shooting was part of the reason they decided to clear o
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